Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Crompton and Co. Ltd Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB128

Held at:

Title: Crompton and Co. Ltd Records

Short title: Crompton and Co. Ltd records

Dates of creation: c. 1915

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Crompton and Co. Ltd., London

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Crompton & Co. Ltd, of London, was established by Colonel Rookes Evelyn Bell Crompton (1845-1940), one of the first men to bring electric street lighting and a public electricity supply to London. Crompton was the first major British manufacturers of electricity generators and domestic cookers, and continued in business until the 1960s, when it was taken over by Hawker Siddley.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Street plan of Carmarthen, [c. 1915], showing existing and proposed street lighting schemes.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related units of description: The main archive of Crompton and Co. Ltd is the Science Museum Library, London, NRA 35481 Crompton.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; Science and Society Picture Library, National Museum of Science and Industry (http://www.nmsi.ac.uk/piclib/index.asp), viewed 22 October 2003.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: October 2003


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Street lighting | Wales | Carmarthen | Designs and plans

Personal names

Corporate names

Crompton & Company

Places

Carmarthen

Carmarthenshire